This week on WWE Legends House, it picked up from the first episode in that you wondered what was going to happen with Rowdy Roddy Piper with his issues with alcohol, Jimmy Hart’s impeccable hair, the guys getting a workout with Ashley, a fun game of polo & Tony Atlas pretty much being the best thing to happen to show since…….basically anything.
This time, here’s a bit of a special treat – for those who don’t have the WWE Network – here is the entire second episode in its entirety. Enjoy while it stays up.
Before you go, just want to get something off my mind. As I look at the WWE Hall of Famers that are on WWE Legends House right now, & I think about the guys who I really wish were in the WWE Hall-of-Fame who haven’t gotten their just due yet in the world of wrestling, & here are some guys who I think should go in very, very soon.
Macho Man Randy Savage
Along with Hulk Hogan & the Ultimate Warrior, Macho Man Randy Savage was one of the greatest performers of the 80s & 90s & the case can be made that it was the feud with Savage that put Hogan fully on the map when he was with the Megapowers & they had classic matches on Saturday Night’s Main Event & Wrestlemania. Savage won the WWE Championship on 2 occasions & won the WCW Championship on 3 occasions.
He was known for having a bit of a hot temper at times, but that’s what made Savage truly who he is remembered as today. Savage could get it done in the ring, as well as the microphone, as his promos were always some of the most entertaining ones in the entire wrestling business, regardless of company. He was a member of the NWO while in WCW; though it seemed at times that he took a backseat due to the fact that Hogan was the leader of the NWO for much of the run & I truly believe that there was some backstage conflict there.
Ravishing Rick Rude
“Ravishing” Rick Rude was one of quite possibly the most underrated performers in the history of the industry. Rude was an amazing heel, playing up the pretty boy type that was in shape & made women want him. However, Rude could get it done in the ring, as he had successful stints in World Class Championship Wrestling & the AWA before he got to the WWE, where he would enhance his character & become one of the great heels in the history of the industry.
If Rude was one of the most underrated performers in history, Owen Hart is the most. Hart was one of the greatest technical performers ever in WWE, having legendary matches with Triple H, Bret “Hitman” Hart, Stone Cold Steve Austin, Shawn Michaels & many other top stars.
While Owen was overshadowed at times by his brothers, the true wrestling fans know that Hart had as much ability as anyone in the company – any company. Here is one of his great matches against Shawn Michaels.
Brian Pillman got into the wrestling business by joining the NWA (National Wrestling Alliance) in 1988. Early on, he was teaming up with the likes of Tom Zenk (Z-Man), & others to learn the craft a bit & get over with the audience. Having come off a stint in the NFL with the Cincinnati Bengals, Pillman picked up the wrestling industry quickly & became one of the greatest high-flyers in the history of WCW.
In 1996, he moved to the WWE & became the “Loose Cannon” & did many things on WWE Raw that was very taboo at the time, including the infamous gun incident with Stone Cold Steve Austin that almost got WWE tossed off of USA Network. Pillman had a run with the Hart Foundation, which was believable in the storylines even though he wasn’t Canadian because he had legitimately trained at the Hart Family Dungeon in Calgary.
Of course, you can see all these great performers in top notch matches on the WWE Network at anytime you would like.